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Pregnant, strong abdominal cramping, pinkish brown gooey discharge, tightening in lower abdominal area. Any suggestions?

i am 32 weeks pregnant with my first child. i had some very strong lower abdominal cramping all day and when i went to the bathroom this evening i noticed a light pinkish almost brownish gooey discharge , the cramping has seemed to subside, just a lot of tightening in lower abdominal area, any suggestions? i am not sure if it is something i need to call and bother my doctor or local e.r. with.
Asked On : Mon, 3 Sep 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Thanks for posting your query.
Painless uterine contractions in pregnancy are normal, but if these are occurring with pain & some blood mixed discharge vaginally then these are said to be preterm labour pains.
So consult your gynaecologist as soon as possible for further management.
I hope your query has been answered.
Answered: Mon, 3 Sep 2012
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hi welcome to hcm.see u immediately go to your gyna for check up to rule out any serious condintion like placenta previea,premature labour or any thing else.
Answered: Wed, 5 Sep 2012
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